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Read Your Heart Out!: 4 - 5

Books to support Read Your Heart Out day.

The 1963 Civil Rights March by Sabrina Crewe

The 1963 March on Washington: speeches and songs for Civil Rights by Jake Miller

African-American Folktales for Young Readers by Richard and Judy Dockery Young

Aftter Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

Ashley Bryan: words to my life's song by Ashley Bryan

Bad News for Outlaws: the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, Deputy, U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Barack Obama: President for a new era by Marlene Targ Brill

Beyond Mayfield by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Birmingham, 1963 by Carole Boston Weatherford

Black Lives Matter

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Change Has Come by Barack Obama

Child of the Dream

The Civil Rights Movement by Jennifer Zeiger

The Civil Right Movement: an interactive history adventure

A Cool Moonlight by Angela Johnson

Courage Has No Color: the true story of the Triple Nickles, America's first Black paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone

Crow by Barbara Wright

Danitra Brown, Class Clown by Nikki Grimes

The Dazzle Disaster Dinner Party by Sharon M. Draper

Double Dutch by Sharon M. Draper

A Drawing in the Sand: a story of African American art by Jerry Butler

A Dream of Freedom: the Civil Rights movement from 1954 to 1968 by Diane McWhorter

The Dream Keeper and Other Poems by Langston Hughes

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

The Freedom Business by Marilyn Nelson

Freedom Rides: journey for justice by James Haskins

Freedom River by Doreen Rappaport

Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement by Ann Bausum

Freedom's a-callin Me by Ntozake Shange

G.O.A.T.: Lebron James

Hand in Hand: ten Black men who changed America by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Harlem: a poem by Walter Dean Myers

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad by Michael Martin

Heart and Soul: the story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson

Heaven by Angela Johnson

Hush by Jacqueline Woodson

I Lay My Stitches Down: poems of American slavery by Cynthia Grady

I Live in Music by Ntozake Shange

Ida B. Wells: let the truth be told by Walter Dean Myers

In the Land of Milk and Honey by Joyce Carol Thomas

Independence and Equality: 1940 to 1968 by Elizabeth Cregan

Jackie Robinson by Dan Elish

Jackie Robinson by Lucia Raatma

The Laura Line by Crystal Allen

Let 'Er Buck!

Let It Shine: stories of Black women freedom fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney

The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for Equal Education by Gary Jeffrey

The Little Rock Nine Stand Up for Their Rights by Eileen Lucas

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Malcolm Little: the boy who grew up to become Malcolm X by Ilyasah Shabazz

Malcolm X and the Fight for African American Unity by Gary Jeffrey

The March From Selma to Montgomery: African Americans demand the vote by Jake Miller

March On! the day my brother Martin changed the world by Christine Kind Farris

Marching for Freedom: walk together, children, and don't you grow weary by Elizabeth Partridge

Marley Dias Gets it Done : and so can you!

The Massachusetts 54th: African American soldiers of the Union by Gina DeAngelis

Medgar Evers and the NAACP by Gary Jeffrey

My Heroes, My People: African Americans and Native Americans in the West by Morgan Monceaux

Never Forgotten by Patricia McKissack

Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: stories and songs of the civil rights movement by Doreen Rappaport

Obama: only in America by Carole Boston Weatherford

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Patricia and Fredrick McKissack: authors kids love by Michelle Parker-Rock

Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Portraits of African-American Heroes by Tonya Bolden

Remember: the journey to school integration by Toni Morrison

Remember Little Rock: the time, the people, the stories by Paul Robert Walker

Riding to Washington by Gwenyth Swain

The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes

Roots and Blues: a celebration by Arnold Adoff

The Seven Days of Kwanzaa by Angela Shelf Medearis

Stars in the Shadows: the Negro League All-Star game of 1934 by Charles Smith

Stompin' at the Savoy: the story of Norma Miller by Alan Govenar

Sweet Words So Brave: the story of African American literature by Barbara Curry and James Michael Brodie

Sweethearts of Rhythm: the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world by Marilyn Nelson

This Promise of Change

Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges

Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen

The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights by Russell Freedman

We Shall Overcome: a song that changed the world by Stuart Stotts

We've Got a Job: the 1963 Birmingham children's march

When Thunder Comes: poems for Civil Rights leaders by J. Patrick Lewis

A Young Dancer: the life of an Ailey student by Valerie Gladstone